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Romset and name:
asteroid2 Asteroids (rev 2)
Short name:
Asteroids
Manufacturer:
Atari
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Field
Serie:
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Only one supported (solo, 2 alternates)
Input:
Buttons only
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
-
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
Orientation:
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
Black & White Vectorial
CPU:
MOS Technology 6502
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Discrete Sound, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.133u1 released on aug-02 2009
Last release:
Mame 0.225 released on sep-30 2020
Clone of:
asteroid Asteroids (rev 4)
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
asteroi2 Asteroids (rev 2)
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • Arcade Video game published 41 years ago:

    Asteroids © 1979 Atari, Incorporated.

    Cocktail model. For more information about the game itself, please refer to the "Asteroids [Upright model]" entry.

    TECHNICAL
    Cocktail model dimensions:
    32 in. (80.5 cm) wide
    24 in. (60 cm) deep
    Height: adjustable from 21.5 in. (54.6 cm) to 27 in. (68.6 cm)
    Weight: 164 lbs (73.8kg)

    Cocktail cabinet monitor: 15 in. Quadrascan.

    The cocktail model uses the same PCB as the upright model.
    The cocktail harness has a jumper wire from J20 Pin7 to Pin 19 that controls the video inverter circuit.
    The screen is upright during P1's turn and turned 180 degrees during P2's turn.

    TRIVIA
    The Cocktail model of Asteroids was released in April 1980 (even if copyrighted 1979).

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=36869&o=2
    Informations provided by © Alexis Bousiges
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